Hussain Sajwani; the DAMAC Properties’ founder and property developer was born in 1952. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering and Economics from the Washington University. Sajwani began his career as a Contracts Manager in GASCO, branch of the Abu Dhabi national Oil Company in 1992 and later established his catering premise. In the food service sector, he attracted the construction Bethel and U.S military clients and advanced in administration, planning, sales, legal and finance. He was favored by the increased population in emirates that raised demand for catering products and services.
In 2002, Sajwani established DAMAC Properties; a major development company in Middle East having about 2000 staffs. Meanwhile, the Dubai Government made a decree that allowed foreigners invest in Dubai. This boosted his enterprise and gave him opportunity to explore the market and expand.
Born an entrepreneur, this DAMAC owner became an asset and major stakeholder in the DAMAC Properties. He founded DAMAC Hotels and Resort to provide hospitality services and DAMAC hills to offer community development services in Dubai. Furthermore, the DAMAC Hotels and Resorts manage serviced villas, hotel apartment complexes and hotels. The Hotel brands include; AYKON Hotels and Resorts, DAMAC Maison Royale hotels and Resorts, Damac Maison de Ville Hotel and resorts and Paramount Hotels and Resorts.
Having the urge to grow and expand, Sajwani has extended his enterprise across Dubai to cover mixed-use projects, residential and commercial sectors. The Damac Family manages several contracts and projects in global cities including Abu Dhabi, London, Jedah, Doha, Beirut, Riyadh and Dubai. Due to the ever increasing demand for hotel services, he visions venturing into broader areas and in different parts of the world. Learn more: https://www.damacproperties.com/en/investor-relations/corporate-governance/meet-our-board
Recently, Sajwani collaborated with Trump to develop the Trump World Golf Course (to be completed in 2018) and the Trump International Golf Course Dubai (launched on February 2017 and attended by Hussain Sajwani family). Sajwani is also famous for donations to charities in aid for the needy members of the society. This 2 million Emirates Dollar donation boosted orphanage services and improved their living standards.